Cheese Week! Last Chances and Full Fromagical Nerdity

It’s Friday! Which means that Cheese Week is drawing to a close. As is the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a pair of free tickets to the Minnesota Cheese Festival. So, let’s get the business end out of the way first: want to enter? You have until midnight tonight to leave a…

Cheese Week! Chevre, take me away…

Sometimes, you have a day. It’s not that the day was bad, but you wouldn’t call it good either. It was just a day. And you need a little break, the chance to hit the reset button to make it through to the end of it. Maybe a little snack? Something to amuse the bouche?…

Cheese Week! Tomato, tomahto.

“So, as Cheese Week continues here, will my cholesterol be significantly higher?” This was the question put to me by my husband as he reached for his third slice of today’s featured recipe. “Can I have something else, I don’t think I like this,” came the complaint from my son as I told him what…

Cheese Week! Cheese is for kids.

Cheese isn’t just for grown-ups, you know. And kids shouldn’t be limited to cheeses that come in bright packaging with illustrations on it, having them identify more with a character than the contents of the cheese. Which is why I was thrilled when I noticed that the Minnesota Cheese Festival offers a kids rate for…

Cheese Week! Stuffed French Toast, for starters…

This week is one that’s anticipated by many in our fair state, as the State Fair opens on Thursday. Not only is there unparallelled people watching, but the State Fair also brings forth some truly innovative food concepts for the masses to taste and either love or hate. But that’s not what Cheese Week is…